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Work At Height Training Course

Brandon Agencies train in all aspects of work at height and rescue. Our Safe Work at Height - Safety harness training course is run every week. Below is a sample list of the courses and tool box talks that we can provide. Courses can be tailored specifically for your needs. For more information on training or to arrange a training course please contact us.Venue: Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Wicklow and on clients site.

Course Title Description
Safe Work at Height Safety Harness Pre-requirements: Aptitude for Work at Height.

This course aims to provide the user of a Safety Harness and Fall Protection equipment with basic skills, in order to allow them use the Safety Harness and Fall Protection equipment correctly and safely when working at height. Course programme Introduction to working at height, Legislation, Principles of Fall Protection, Equipment connection and adjustment, Pre use inspection, Rescue procedures, Q/A, Assessment. This course has a mix of practical and class room modules. The Safety Harness, lanyard, retractable lanyard etc. are supplied by Brandon's for duration of course.Certificate type: Photo ID card . Valid for 3 years. Public Course Dates: Call 040420500

Confined Space Training

Atmospheric Testing, Gas Purging, BA Kit, SCBA, BA Control, Safe systems of Work, Rescue Equipment, Practical Rescue. Courses available for Low Risk, Medium Risk, High Risk, Confined Space Emergency Technican. On site "Stand By Confined Space Rescue" Service also available.

Tower Climbing (Novice) Pre-requirements: Safe Pass, Manual Handling, Aptitude for Work at Height.

Theory: Basic theory of climbing systems: Work positioning, Fall Restraint, Fall arrest. Fall factors. Equipment usage, specifications and its limitations. Rigging principles: Legislation, guidelines and standards. Maintenance, inspection of equipment. Weather and clothing Assessment paper (approximately 30 multiple choice questions). Practical: Test for aptitude for work at height. Safety awareness. Personal equipment. Team equipment. Knots and their applications. Ascending and descending, Railoc, Scaffold hooks and lanyards, fixed rope plus rope adjustment device Pole strap for work positioning. Work away from the ladder and platform using lanyards plus tape slings and pole strap. Rigging fixed ropes.

Tower Rescue Pre-requirements: Tower Climbing (Novice), Safe Pass, Manual Handling, Aptitude for Work at Height.

Theory: Legislation and guidelines for working at Height. Risk assessment of tower climbing. Identification of hazards. Control of risks. Principles of tower rescue. Loads on the structure and equipment. Rigging, knots, Equipment fitting, Equipment care. Patient care. Practical: Equipment checks (daily inspection). Climbing systems check. Basic rescue site safety. Risk assessment of tower. Rigging and operation of lowering systems. Rigging and descent of a tower using double ropes with a self-locking descender and back-up device. Snatch rescues. Introduction to cable way rescues. Communication. Basic patient care.

Tower Climbing/Rescue Revalidation

Update and re-assessment as above.

Rooftop Safety(Commercial) Pre-requirements: Safe Pass, Manual Handling, Aptitude for Work at Height.

Basic work at height principles. Legislation and guidelines for roof work, Risk assessment of roof work. Identification of hazards. Control of risks. Types of roofs. Pre use Inspection, Fitting & Adjustment of FPE. Safe use Temp and fixed ladders. Installation & use of temporary vertical and horizontal life lines. Daily inspection of ladders. Records of Checks/inspection. Use of conventional protection systems such as Sol, Latchway and Metreel, Practical exercise. Compilation of a Risk assessment.

Rooftop Safety(Commercial) Revalidation

Update and re-assessment as above.

Rooftop Safety(Domestic) Pre-requirements: Safe Pass, Manual Handling, Aptitude for Work at Height.

Basic work at height principles. Legislation and guidelines for roof work, Risk assessment of roof work. Identification of hazards. Control of risks. Types of roofs. Pre use Inspection, Fitting & Adjustment of FPE. Safe use of ladders. Installation & use of temporary vertical and horizontal life lines. Daily inspection of ladders. Records of Checks/inspection. Practical exercise. Compilation of a Risk assessment.

Rooftop Safety(Domestic) Revalidation

Update and re-assessment as above.

Rope Access Technician L. 1 Pre-requirements: Tower Climbing, Tower Rescue, Safe Pass, Manual Handling.

Theory: relevant legislation, guidelines and standards; risk assessment and safety method statement; exclusion zones; working practices and worksite organisation; categories of personal protective equipment (PPE);selection, use and maintenance of equipment; equipment checks and inspection; anchor types and systems; angle loading; fall factors; hauling systems; suspension trauma and casualty management.

Equipment and rigging : assembly and fitting of personal equipment; checking of personal equipment; use of the back-up device; tying, dressing and setting of appropriate knots; rigging a basic anchor system; rigging a small Y hang; awareness of rope and sling protection in rigging.

Manoeuvres: descent; ascent; changeovers; ascenders; passing knots; passing deviations; passing a re-belay; rope-to-rope transfer; passing an edge or obstruction at the top; the use of a work seat (comfort seat); passing mid-rope protection.

Climbing: climbing with cows-tails; climbing with fall arrest lanyards. Rescue / hauling: ascent/descent rescue; basic haul and lower.

Rope Access Technician(Team Leader) L. 2. Pre-requirements: Tower Climbing, Tower Rescue, Rope Access Technician (L.1) Safe Pass, Manual Handling, Occupational First Aid, 2 years verifiable Rope Access L1. Experience.

Theory :( In addition to theory section L1. Will also include); tensioned lines; work restraint; horizontal lifelines; anchorage selection; team work; communication.

Equipment and rigging :( In addition to equipment and rigging section L1. will also include); wide Y hang; re-belay; deviations; rope and sling protection; pull-through; work restraint and horizontal lifelines; tensioned ropes.

Climbing: This section shall include all the sections covering climbing at L1.

Rescue / hauling :( In addition to rescue/hauling section L1. will also include); rescue from the ascent mode; rescue from an aid-climbing situation; rescue past a small re-belay; rescue past a deviation; rescue from rope-to-rope; haul and lower from a platform; hanging haul; cross haul.

Rope Access Technician(Supervisor) L. 3. Pre-requirements: Tower Climbing, Tower Rescue, Rope Access Technician (L.1) Safe Pass, Manual Handling, Occupational First Aid, 2 years verifiable Rope Access L2. Experience.

Theory: This section shall include all L1. And L2. theory sections but to greater depth of understanding than at these levels and, in addition, shall include the following: risk assessment and method statements; equipment inspection, management and records; rescue management; assessment of alternatives to lead climbing and, where lead climbing is a valid safe option, be capable of writing a method statement for lead climbing in a particular situation.

Manoeuvres: This section shall include all the sections covering manoeuvres at L1 and L2.

Climbing: This section shall include all the sections covering climbing at L1 and L 2.

Rescues / hauling: This section shall include all the sections covering rescues/hauling at L 1 and L2 and will also include the following: advanced rescue; tensioned ropes; short link; descent passing knot; break into tight rope; large re-belay.

Rope Access Technician (Level 1,2,3) Revalidation

Update and re-assessment as RA013(1)(2)(3)

Confined Space Training

Atmospheric Testing, Gas Purging, BA Kit, SCBA, BA Control, Safe systems of Work, Rescue Equipment, Practical Rescue. Courses available for Low Risk, Medium Risk, High Risk, Confined Space Emergency Technican. On site "Stand By Confined Space Rescue" Service also available.